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The Hiding Place Corrie ten Boom
Haarlem, Holland
Keeping Alive the Corrie ten Boom Tradition of Care
Interests: Sharing the Corrie ten Boom tradition of care with the Jerusalem Prayer Team
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Some years ago, an American woman was thinking about what she could do with her life that would make a difference. Following a distressing divorce, she was left financially and materially secure. Now she wanted to use some of the resources that she had to improve the lives of others.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
TUPELO – A small crowd of friends, family and readers gathered at St. Luke United Methodist Church on Wednesday to talk to author Nancy Petrey about her memoir, “Jewish Roots Journey: Memoirs of a Mizpah.” In the book, Petrey recalls her experiences as a “Mizpah,” or “look-out,” for the Jewish... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
At age 53, Corrie began a world-wide ministry which took her into more than 60 countries in the next 33 years! She testified to God’s love and encouraged all she met with the message that “Jesus is Victor.” For seven years, I served as a writer for Dutchman Brother Andrew,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Someone once said, “A wall with loose bricks is not good. The bricks must be cemented together.” This quote comes from Corrie Ten Boom, as it was shared in a discussion, giving an example of what being with other Christians should be like. Proverbs 27:17 tells us, “As iron sharpens... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was a holy man and scholar born in the 1100s whose ancient travels sound as contemporary as today’s news feeds. He was born in what is now Afghanistan; he was the descendant of immigrating Iraqis; he lived and died in Pakistan; and his shrine was constructed by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
The war is over for the woman who said, “There is no peace. It will remain war until my death.” Her war with cancer and with her childhood memories of the Holocaust ended on July 10th in Amsterdam. Berthe Meijer was 74 years old. Berthe grew up in a Jewish... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
One-woman show highlights the memories of Corrie ten Boom, one of the "Righteous among the Nations." Photo: Courtesy While largely unfamiliar to most Jews, Corrie ten Boom is a well-known hero among believing Christians, a model of how Christians should act in dark times. Her private story of faith and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Corrie ten Boom has long been honored by evangelical Christians as an exemplar of Christian faith in action. Arrested by the Nazis along with the rest of her family for hiding Jews in their Haarlem home during the Holocaust, she was imprisoned and eventually sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
“It was in a church in Munich that I saw him—a balding, heavyset man in a gray overcoat, a brown felt hat clutched between his hands. People were filing out of the basement room where I had just spoken, moving along the rows of wooden chairs to the door at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
They were taken to The Hague, which was rumoured to be the location of the Gestapo headquarters in Holland. The chief interrogator there seem shocked that Caspar had been arrested. I'd like to send you home, old fellow. I'll take your word that you won't cause any more trouble. -... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Cornelia (Corrie) Arnolda Johanna ten Boom was born on 15 April, 1892, the youngest of four children. The others were Willem, Betsie, and Nollie. Her devoutly Christian family lived with three of Corrie's aunts in a house called the 'Beje', which was situated above her father's watch shop in Haarlem,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
The Dachau concentration camp was the first regular concentration camp established by the Nazis in March 1933. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Much of Corrie's time was spent caring for these people once they were in hiding. Through these activities, the ten Boom family and their many friends saved the lives of an estimated 800 Jews, and protected many Dutch underground workers. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
This is a real-time essay. The Lord is calling me to obey him in something today, and I would like to write to you about it as I process it. The matter concerns an angry email I received this morning and my working through how to reply. My first reaction... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Ten Boom was born on April 15, 1892, in Haarlem, in the Netherlands. Before her first birthday, her grandfather died and left his home and watchmaking business, founded in 1837, to her father. The family, which included older sisters Betsie and Nollie, and a brother, Willem, moved into the the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
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Corrie ten Boom was fifty years old when she began harboring Jews during World War II. She was imprisoned in a concentration camp, and after her release she traveled the world, proclaiming the gospel. What happened in those earlier fifty years to prepare Corrie for all that lay ahead? In... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2012 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
We have a wonderful opportunity to share the story of Corrie ten Boom with the world. Dr. Michael D. Evans will be New York City next week for an on-air interview with Glenn Beck on Tuesday. He is planning to air "The Hiding Place" on his program on next Friday... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2011 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: May those who love you be secure. -Psalm 122:6 The ten Boom family's story is both powerful and inspiring. You have a unique opportunity to help us continue their 100-year tradition of prayer for the peace of Jerusalem, as admonished in Psalm 122:6. Here... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
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Aug 3, 2011
Ten Boom was born on April 15, 1892, in Haarlem, in the Netherlands. Before her first birthday, her grandfather died and left his home and watchmaking business, founded in 1837, to her father. The family, which included older sisters Betsie and Nollie, and a brother, Willem, moved into the hiding... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Almost like a miracle, the name of Corrie Ten Boom was included in the of people to be released.She went back to Holland where the hiding place started and could recover from the health problems that accosted her since the time she was kept in prison. She spent in her... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom
Corrie lived in Harlem with her father and older sister during the time Holland surrended to the Nazis. She was 48 then and unmarried. She worked in as a watchmaker in a shop her father started in 1837. They were devoted members of the Dutch Reformed Church. Thei family is... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom